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A Picht braillewriter, first developed by Oscar Picht in Germany, c.1899. Donated to the Canadian Science and Technology Museum in 1987 by Roland Galarneau.

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A typical pioneer cabin display, Halton Region Museum, 2006.

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The centrepiece of Flights of Folly: Learning from the Passenger Pigeon exhibit at Halton Region Museum was a taxidermied specimen in the Museum’s collection, but the exhibit addressed far more than just the pigeon. The 2014 show spoke to issues of…

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Length of Body: 3 ¾”
· Width of Sole: 1 1/16”
· Material: Cast steel

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The first prototype of the Converto-Braille, a text to braille computerized transcriber developed by Roland Galarneau, c.1972.

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A slate and stylus from the Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB), Ottawa office

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Artifact no. 1967.0664.001

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A slate and stylus from the Canadian Printing for the Blind fonds of the Canadian Science and Technology Museum Library and Archives, collected by Ernst P. Hamm for the museum c. 1986. Object featured in Envisioning Technologies, a virtual exhibit…
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